Major Telecommunication Service Statistics (2016)

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  01/201602/201603/201604/201605/201606/2016
Telecom Services
Fixed Services
Total 145,7117 145,1227 144,3537 143,4817 142,8217 141,9477
Residential Telephone Lines 87,893 87,369 86,657 85,9007  85,1747 84,3317
Commercial Telephone Lines 57,8187 57,7537 57,6967 57,5817  57,6477 57,6167
Mobile Services
Total 1,886,535 7 1,869,783 1,883,544 1,887,683  1,880,018 1,874,950
2G Postpaid Subscribers 15 15 5 0 0
2G Prepaid Users 4 4 3 2 0
3G Postpaid Subscribers 580,435 560,428 535,935 513,170  497,360 474,708
3G Prepaid Users 1,165,288 7 1,117,022 1,110,393 1,100,000  1,065,525 1,031,280
LTE Postpaid Subscribers 94,525 113,510 138,431 161,654  184,850 209,143
LTE Prepaid Users 46,268 78,804 98,777 112,855  132,281 159,819
"One SIM Two Numbers" Users
(Macau number as secondary number) 1
59,222 59,326 58,162  57,133  58,603 57,377
Internet Services
Total 2 170,818 7 170,985 7 171,776 7 172,260  172,944 173,440
Dial-Up Subscribers 0 0 0 0 0
Broadband Subscribers 170,673 7 170,841 7 171,635 7 172,120  172,804 173,303
Paging Services
Total 719 722 721 712  708 708
Usage Statistics
Outgoing International Calls
(million minutes) 3
18.99 15.97 7 18.57 17.50 7 17.67 7 16.27
Mobile local SMS messages
(millions) 4
6.75 6.25 7.36 7.39  6.41 5.81
Internet Usage, Total
(million hours)
97.78 90.57 99.28  96.86  100.40 96.87
Internet Usage, Dial-Up Access
(thousand hours)
0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  0.00 0.00
Internet Usage, Broadband Access
(million hours)
97.78 90.57 99.28 96.86  100.40 96.87
Others
Commercial WiFi Hot Spots5 1,226 1,226 1,271 1,271  1,271 1,369
WiFi GO Hot Spots6 183 183 183 183  183 183

1: This number is included in the total number of mobile users
2: Includes dial up, broadband, net card, ISDN and leased line users
3: Includes fixed and mobile users (prepaid and postpaid card)
4: Includes local SMS messages from prepaid and postpaid mobile users
5: WiFi Hotspots provided by local telecom operators
6: Free WiFi Hotspots provided by Macau Government
7: Revised data